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Re: cache_lookup() work this week.

From: drhodus@xxxxxxxxx
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 13:41:55 -0400

Quoting Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> :> Hrm... Including a GPL'd file system or have the SGI folks agreed to 
> :> license it?
> :>
> :> Ryan
> :
> :You know... we could just come up with one just for DragonFly.  Follow 
> :model of Dimonic Giampaolo's "Practical File System Design".
> :
> :Ryan
>     The eventual goal is to make filesystem development 'trivial' under
>     DragonFly, by having a kernel module that extends the VFS interface 
>     userland.
>     In the mean time, and even once we get to that point, we certainly are
>     not going to throw away any of our existing filesystems.  There is no
>     particular requirement that DragonFly code (or FreeBSD code for that
>     matter) be 100% under the BSD License so there is no problem
> incorporating
>     GPL'd filesystems.  The only requirement is that the source be clearly
>     marked and arranged, which is why we have the gnu/ and a contrib/
>     directories, and we could certainly add additional dirs like gpl/
>     if it made sense to do so.

With a GPL'd filesystem you couldn't have that as the default FS for the


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